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Spiraea japonica ‘Antony Waterer’

Spiraea

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  • Spiraea japonica ‘Antony Waterer’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Spiraea japonica ‘Antony Waterer’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Spiraea japonica ‘Antony Waterer’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Features

  • BloomsAugust
  • Height1m to 1.3m
  • Spread1m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourDark pink
  • Leaf ColourBronze-red
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Spiraea japonica ‘Antony Waterer’ (Spiraea). Has bronze-red leaves when young, then becoming green variegated cream-white. Flowers are dark pink.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Northern Hemisphere

Interest and use

Ornamental, border, container, window-box

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  • Spiraea japonica ‘Antony Waterer’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
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  • Spiraea japonica ‘Antony Waterer’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will thrive in most garden conditions, they will prefer a warm summer. Grow them in moist, well-drained soil and sheltered from hot sun, especially in warm summer areas.

Propagation

Propagation is from cuttings in the summer.

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